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Mark Uth FC Schalke 04 left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Breel Embolo with a headed pass.
Daniel Caligiuri FC Schalke 04 right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Nabil Bentaleb FC Schalke 04 left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
Foul by Patrick Herrmann Borussia Mönchengladbach. Alessandro Schöpf FC Schalke 04 wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Nico Elvedi Borussia Mönchengladbach wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2, FC Schalke 04 0. Patrick Herrmann Borussia Mönchengladbach left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Thorgan Hazard Borussia Mönchengladbach right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Matija Nastasic FC Schalke 04 is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach wins a free kick in the attacking half. Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.
Tobias Strobl Borussia Mönchengladbach wins a free kick in the defensive half. Christoph Kramer replaces Denis Zakaria.
Sebastian Rudy FC Schalke 04 wins a free kick in the defensive half. Alessandro Schöpf FC Schalke 04 right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Patrick Herrmann Borussia Mönchengladbach left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jonas Hofmann.
Patrick Herrmann replaces Fabian Johnson. Substitution, FC Schalke Cedric Teuchert replaces Guido Burgstaller.
Breel Embolo replaces Franco Di Santo. Conceded by Tony Jantschke. Denis Zakaria Borussia Mönchengladbach header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Assisted by Oscar Wendt. The Borussia would have been able to decide by winning a direct comparison against 1.
FC Cologne a few weeks earlier the championship in their favor. The game ended, however, a draw, the Cologne player Heinz Flohe succeeded in the 83rd minute equalizer.
Although Mönchengladbach lost the final of the European Cup to Liverpool in Rome 25 May , but also made four appearances in the UEFA Cup with wins in and against losses in and The club's spectacular run had come to an end with eight trophies to their credit, and although they would continue to be competitive for many years, success would be much harder to come by.
Monchengladbach had to be beaten at the same time as their rival 1. FC Köln a few weeks earlier the championship in their favor.
Many regulars like the later vice-president Rainer Bonhofleft the club or announced their career end, such as Jupp Heynckes and Berti Vogts. Lattek did not succeed in offsetting these disposals with appropriate new signings.
On Matchday 30, the team was in 15th place with a goal balance of It was the first season in a long time, which ended the club with a negative goal balance.
Borussia signed Jupp Heynckes as assistant coach of Lattek this season. The second international title started on May 9, The season was marked by two new entries.
The club engaged Harald Nickel of Eintracht Braunschweig. With a transfer fee of 1. From Herzogenaurach came Lothar Matthäus.
Borussia finished the season in seventh place, with a close to goal difference. At home, the team won against Eintracht Frankfurt In the second leg on 21 May Eintracht Frankfurt won against Borussia Mönchengladbach and secured the trophy due to the larger number of away goals they scored.
In the s, Borussia could no longer build on the titles of the past decade and lost the connection to the former rival from Munich.
Due to the lack of audience revenue from the small Bökelbergstadion the club had to sell top performers again and again.
Nevertheless, it was possible to settle frequently in the upper third of the Bundesliga and play in the championship fight.
Replaced Wolfgang Kleff in goal to Uli Sude. The team reached this season's sixth place in the table.
The sporting record did not improve in the following two seasons. With a seventh place in Borussia missed the participation in the international competitions.
The following year, Uwe Kamps guarded the gate for the first time, who remained long-time goalkeeper for a long time.
It was the first time in the history of the Bundesliga that three clubs tied the table on the last matchday. In the same season, Mönchengladbach also lost the DFB-Pokal final to Bayern Munich on penalties, Lothar Matthäus and Norbert Ringels both missing from the spot after the game originally ended all square at 1—1.
Matthäus subsequently joined Bayern Munich for a then-record fee of 2. This remained the only goal of the evening, so that Borussia missed the entry into the final.
Jupp Heynckes announced his move to Bayern Munich. The club nominated Wolf Werner to the new coach. At the end of the season Borussia stood with the third place in the table for the last time in this decade at a UEFA Cup place.
It was also the first defeat in a European Cup game on the Bökelberg. After the departure of Jupp Heynckes , the era of long-standing engagements of head coaches ended.
In the first 23 years from to Borussia only had three instructors; Since the departure of Heynckes, Borussia has committed 16 new coaches until , with the exception of interim solutions.
It was Werner's release on 21 November , the first premature dismissal of a coach at Borussia at all. Only three later coaches managed to succeed in Mönchengladbach for more than three years, Bernd Krauss , Hans Meyer and Lucien Favre In the next season Borussia signed with Stefan Effenberg , a player who worked long and successfully for the club.
The Borussia finished the season in seventh place and thus missed the participation in international competitions. In the early s followed a significant downward trend.
As a result of the sporting decline, the number of spectators at the Bökelberg was declining for the first time. In the following years Borussia placed in the midfield of the league.
In the Cup semi-final goalkeeper Uwe Kamps held on penalties all four penalties of the players of Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Borussia reached the final. The final on May 23, lost the Mönchengladbacher against the club from second division Hannover 96 with 3: Under coach Bernd Krauss managed a renewed connection to the Bundesliga top.
The on August 5, discharged in the Düsseldorf, Rheinstadion , game for the Supercup won the German champions Borussia Dortmund The team's performance slipped significantly in the s and Die Fohlen soon found themselves struggling in the lower half of the Bundesliga table.
The club dismissed coach Krauss due to the sporting failure. At the end of the season, the Mönchengladbacher were in 11th place. None of the other four coaches to Krauss remained in office for more than a year.
Under Friedel Rausch could Borussia hold the class after a dramatic season finale in Before the last matchday, the Borussia were three points behind a relegation zone.
On the final day of the season succeeded a away win at VfL Wolfsburg ; the Karlsruher SC lost to Hansa Rostock and dismounted due to the worse goal difference.
In the international arena, the season was disappointing despite two victories in the first round of the UEFA Cup against Arsenal.
Borussia lost in the second round of the first leg against AS Monaco , the most recent victory Borussia reached with a in Monaco, but retired from the competition.
As a result, the team lost six matches and drew two draws, so they stood on the ninth day at the bottom of the table.
On tenth and eleventh round followed by a 2: The team remained until the end of the season in 18th place. After a total of 21 lost games, the consequence was the first descent from the Bundesliga.
As a consequence of the descent, several top performers, including goalkeeper Robert Enke , defender Patrik Andersson and midfielder Karlheinz Pflipsen and Sebastian Deisler were left the club.
Finally, in , Gladbach were relegated to 2. Bundesliga , where they would spend two seasons. Upon returning to the Bundesliga in , Mönchengladbach remained uninspired as they continued to be mired in the bottom half of the league.
The first season in the 2nd Bundesliga started the same way as the previous one ended. Four points were missing for direct promotion.
On August 1, , Borussia Mönchengladbach celebrated the year anniversary of the club. As part of the celebrations were next to coach Hennes Weisweiler the following players elected by Borussia supporters in the so-called century Elf: Later, large-format posters with images of the players on the north and east sides were attached to the steel exterior of the stadium in Borussia Park.
A victory against the Alemannia would have been enough, because the final opponent Werder Bremen was already qualified for the UEFA Champions League due to the table position.
The season was under the motto Bye Bye Bökelberg , because on May 22, , the last Bundesliga match took place in Bökelbergstadion.
Uwe Kamps came on in the 82nd minute and came to his th match in the Bundesliga. In , Mönchengladbach appointed Dick Advocaat , who had guided the Netherlands national team to the semi-finals of UEFA Euro and was a successful manager at Rangers , as their new coach.
However, Advocaat was unable to turn the team's fortunes and resigned in April of the following year. Former Mönchengladbach player and German international Horst Köppel was appointed caretaker for the remaining five fixtures of the season.
Köppel had managed the club's reserves since leaving Borussia Dortmund in June For the —07 season , legendary Mönchengladbach player and coach Jupp Heynckes was appointed as team coach.
Borussia had taken steps to improve their financial situation with the construction of a new state-of-the-art stadium called Borussia-Park with a permitted capacity of 59, spectators limited to 54, for Bundesliga games and to 46, for international games.
The club had long been hindered by playing in a much smaller and older facility Bökelberg , capacity 34, and with the opening of the new stadium in can look forward to increased revenues through higher ticket sales and the ability to host lucrative international matches.
On the 31st matchday of the —07 season, Borussia Mönchengladbach were relegated from the Bundesliga after fellow relegation fighters Arminia Bielefeld upset Werder Bremen 3—2 while Mönchengladbach lost 1—0 at home to VfB Stuttgart.
They were promoted back to the Bundesliga on the 32nd match-day of the —08 season after winning the match against SV Wehen 3—0. For the th anniversary of the club brought out a DVD on which the club's story is told in a minute film.
On July 28, he was premiered in a Mönchengladbach cinema. In the Bundesliga succeeded after 16 years, the first victory against Bayer 04 Leverkusen , but at the end of the preliminary round, the club landed but in last place.
Due to the seasonally poor athletic performance, a merger of leaders from the local economy founded the initiative Borussia , which accused the club management mismanagement.
According to the initiative, the old, encrusted structures should be dissolved in order to give Borussia a future. So the money should be invested in the sport rather than in the planned museum complex with attached hotel.
Investigation showed that Schalke had deliberately played to lose their 17 May, 28th-round match against Arminia Bielefeld , 0—1.
As a result, several Schalke players were banned for life, including three — Klaus Fischer , "Stan" Libuda and Klaus Fichtel — who regularly played for the West Germany national team at the time.
Even though the penalties were later commuted to bans ranging from six months to two years, the scandal had a profound effect on what might have possibly become one of the dominant German teams of the s.
In the wake of the scandal, the club's performance was uneven. They managed another second-place result in —77 , finishing just one point behind champions Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In the early s, Die Knappen ran into trouble and found themselves relegated to the second division of the Bundesliga for the —82 season and, after promotion, again in — They returned to the top flight in but slipped once more to the second tier in They returned to the Bundesliga in the —92 season and have stayed in the top flight ever since.
Coached by the Dutch coach Huub Stevens , the Schalke squad earned the nickname "Euro Fighters", which is still in use among fans.
Stevens, who was widely unknown in Germany at the time, quickly earned himself a cult following among the Schalke supporters.
Stevens successfully implemented a system of rigid discipline, especially in the defence. The turn of the millennium has seen much stronger performances from Schalke.
During the s and early , the club underwent a successful transformation into a modern, commercial sports organization and established itself as one of the dominant teams of the Bundesliga.
Schalke captured consecutive DFB-Pokals in —01 and —02 , and earned second-place finishes in the Bundesliga in —01 , —05 and — The —01 season finish was heartbreaking for Schalke's supporters as it took a goal in the fourth minute of injury time by Bayern Munich away to Hamburger SV to snatch the title from Die Königsblauen.
The last few years have been more successful for Schalke, who finished in the second place in , a result that led to Schalke making its second appearance in the UEFA Champions League.
There, Schalke finished in third place during the group stage and continuing into the UEFA Cup , where they were eliminated by the eventual winners Sevilla in the semi-finals.
In —06 , Schalke finished in fourth place in the Bundesliga and a year later they again finished as runners-up for the third time in seven seasons.
In the —08 season , Schalke progressed past the Champions League group stage for the first time and advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Porto on penalties in the round of They were eliminated by Barcelona in the quarter-finals, losing both home and away matches 0—1.
On 9 October , Russian oil company Gazprom became the club's new sponsor. On 13 April , the club announced the dismissal of manager Mirko Slomka after a heavy defeat at the hands of Werder Bremen and elimination from the Champions League.
Former players Mike Büskens and Youri Mulder were put in charge of the first team on an interim basis.
For the —09 Bundesliga season , Schalke signed a new head coach, Fred Rutten , previously of Twente. Rutten signed a contract running until June On 1 July , Felix Magath , who had led VfL Wolfsburg to the top of the table in the Bundesliga, became head coach and general manager of the Königsblauen.
Magath's tenure at the club was initially successful, seeing the side score a glut of goals in the first few months of the season, though defensive frailties and Magath's questionable squad selection had made him unpopular with Schalke supporters by December On 16 March , Magath was sacked and replaced with Ralf Rangnick , who previously, between and , had a brief spell being in charge of the team.
Within just weeks of his appointment, Rangnick masterminded a 5—2 victory over Inter Milan at the San Siro during the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Schalke advanced to the semi-final where they lost 2—0 to Manchester United in the first leg and 4—1 in the second leg.
On 22 September , Ralf Rangnick announced his immediate resignation as head coach of Schalke 04 due to long-term exhaustion. Stevens' contract was to run until 30 June Despite having legendary status among Schalke supporters, Stevens' return to Schalke was met with some scepticism as fans feared that Stevens, who coached Schalke to the UEFA Cup win with a rigidly defensive system, could abandon Rangnick's system of attacking play in favour of returning to his defensive antics.
Although Schalke played a somewhat inconsistent season, they reached third place in the Bundesliga and therefore direct qualification for the UEFA Champions League.
Schalke had an excellent start to the —13 Bundesliga season , and worked their way to second place in the league by November, just behind Bayern Munich.
On 20 October, Schalke traveled to Borussia Dortmund for matchday 8, and were able to defeat the home side 2—1 to secure their first league Revierderby win since February while securing a Champions League place by finishing in fourth place.
Schalke ultimately finished the group stage in second place, behind Chelsea, and was eliminated in the round of 16 by Real Madrid.
It also led to performance related discussions about head coach Jens Keller. Partially, Schalke fielded up to ten young players with potential who played in the Schalke youth system throughout the season.
Among the brightest young player discoveries of the —14 season were Max Meyer and Leon Goretzka. The young Schalke squad won 11 out of 17 matches, totalling 36 points.
At the end of the —14 season, the club finished in third place in the Bundesliga table to qualify for their third-straight UEFA Champions League appearance, a feat Schalke had never before achieved.
On 7 October , after a 1—2 defeat to Hoffenheim and after amassing just eight points from seven matches, Keller was sacked and succeeded by Roberto Di Matteo.
Hospitality services and restaurants at the S04 Veltins-Arena. Ice hockey events are hosted at the S04 Veltins-Arena.
Biathlon and a variety of winter sport events are hosted at the S04 Veltins-Arena. The headline sponsors of Schalke 04 are the China-based electronics manufacturer Hisense and the Russia-based hydrocarbon giant Gazprom.
Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
In the year , the supporters voted for Schalker Jahrhundertelf , the "Team of the Century": Schalke's stadium, known as the Veltins-Arena under a sponsorship agreement with Veltins brewery, was completed in the summer of and has a capacity of 62, spectators.
The facility was previously known as the Arena AufSchalke and replaced the Parkstadion capacity of 62, built in Prior to this, the club had played its matches in the Glückauf-Kampfbahn , constructed in with a capacity of 35, The facility was used for amateur matches during its latter years with a reduced capacity of just 5, The number of members of Schalke 04 grew from 10, in to , in This figure makes Schalke 04 the second-biggest sports club in Germany and fourth-biggest sports club in the world, behind Bayern Munich, Sporting Lisbon and first-placed Benfica.
Schalke 04 has the fourth-largest fan-base of any team in the world. Apart from Gelsenkirchen 10, members and its immediate neighboring towns, the members of Schalke 04 also come from more distant cities such as Cologne 1, , Berlin and Dortmund The fan-base of Schalke is connected, in a friendly way, with the supporters of 1.
FC Nürnberg and Dutch club Twente. The friendship with Nürnberg is the oldest connection between two fan-bases in Germany.
Before a match between both clubs, the official club songs are played. Popular unofficial chants are. The Revierderby is the rivalry between local clubs Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund , both situated in the densely populated Ruhr region.